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Home Language Statistics, 2006 Census

 Top Ten Single Response Home Languages in Peel

Peel Number Percent
Total Population 1,154,070 100.00
Single Responses 1,101,655 95.46
English 781,860 67.75
Punjabi 75,320 6.53
Chinese 32,710 2.83
Urdu 29,615 2.57
Polish 22,585 1.96
Spanish 14,800 1.28
Tagalog (Filipino) 13,580 1.18
Portuguese 13,160 1.14
Tamil 12,115 1.05
Arabic 11,195 0.97
Top Ten Total 1,006,940 87.25

 Top Ten Single Response Home Languages in Brampton

Brampton Number Percent
Total population 431,575 100.00
Single responses 412,510 95.58
English 292,995 67.89
Punjabi 56,300 13.05
Urdu 9,005 2.09
Spanish 5,340 1.24
Portuguese 5,275 1.22
Gujarati 5,010 1.16
Tamil 4,465 1.03
Hindi 4,355 1.01
Chinese 3,785 0.88
Tagalog (Filipino) 3,535 0.82
Top Ten Total 390,065 90.38

 Top Ten Single Response Home Languages in Caledon

Caledon Number Percent
Total population 56,840 100.00
Single responses 55,810 98.19
English 52,295 92.00
Italian 1,135 2.00
Polish 380 0.67
Spanish 295 0.52
Punjabi 250 0.44
Ukrainian 180 0.32
French 140 0.25
Greek 110 0.19
Chinese 95 0.17
Portuguese 90 0.16
Top Ten Total 54,970 96.71

 Top Ten Single Response Home Languages in Mississauga

Mississauga Number Percent
Total population 665,655 100.00
Single responses 633,330 95.14
English 436,570 65.59
Chinese 28,835 4.33
Urdu 20,545 3.09
Polish 19,135 2.87
Punjabi 18,765 2.82
Tagalog (Filipino) 10,030 1.51
Arabic 9,455 1.42
Spanish 9,170 1.38
Vietnamese 8,320 1.25
Portuguese 7,795 1.17
Top Ten Total 568,620 85.42

Note: Home language data from the 2001 and 2006 Censuses are not directly comparable due to changes to the 2006 Census questionnaire.
* Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

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